# Distributive Property of Multiplication over Addition and Subtraction | Free Printables

Addition and subtraction operations have the distributive property of multiplication. Distributive property is the result of multiplying a common number by the numbers that need to be added. The number can be multiplied before or after the addition and subtraction is performed. This article will provide you with 6 distributive properties of multiplication over addition and subtraction worksheets.

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## Distributive Property of Multiplication Formula for Addition and Subtraction

The formulae that will be used in these worksheets are:

For Addition: **a * (b + c) = ab + ac**

For Subtraction **a * (b – c) = ab – ac**

## 3 Activities for Distributive Property of Multiplication over Addition and Subtraction

Let’s see some activities for the worksheets on the distributive property of multiplication over addition and subtraction. Follow the unique activities given below.

### Distributive Property of Multiplication Over Addition and Subtraction

Here, we’ll start by taking the problem and multiplying the common number by both numbers. The addition and subtraction can then be done after that. You can, however, also adhere to the alternative rule. According to this rule, you must add or subtract the numbers first, then multiply them. Any one of these two guidelines is acceptable. The choice is yours.

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### Quizzes on the Distributive Property of Multiplication Over Addition and Subtraction

The activity now includes two worksheets. Each page has 20 equations that need to be solved. Take the tests, then enjoy learning math.

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### Distributive Property of Multiplication Over Addition and Subtraction Word Problems

Each of these two worksheets now has 20 more word problems. Before solving the word problems, the equations must first be retrieved from the problems. If you require support, ask your parents or your teacher. These problems will enhance your problem-solving skills.

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Hopefully, this article can improve your mathematical skills by working through the distributive property of multiplication over addition exercises. Enjoy yourself until I post again. If you have any kind of suggestions or queries, feel free to comment in the comment section. Enjoy your math time!

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